Subject: Re: as long as we're hitting FFS...
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 03/23/1999 16:49:10
On Tue, 23 Mar 1999, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> Basically, if we're going to introduce a "new FFS", maybe it'd be better
> to do so for more than one fairly small (if useful and cool) change. I
> don't think we should bump the magic number for just this, not in a
> public release at least.
We didn't think we were introducing a "new FFS", just an ffs with larger
inodes and a few things thrown in them. That's why we didn't think it was
as huge a deal as it seems to have become.
All of the fs behavior, as related to the fields in struct dinode, remains
Obviously this mindset wasn't clear in my EMail... Sorry.